COURTENAY, B.C- Police in the Comox Valley want to know who stole the jelly beans.
According to a notice issued by the detachment on Tuesday morning, a mischief to a candy machine was reported on Jan. 23. The incident had taken place in the 300 block of the Old Island Highway, when two unknown, older males had damaged the machine and stolen it’s contents.
The men are believed to be in their 30’s.
The Forensic Identification Section is assisting with the investigation.
In addition to the candy theft, the detachment handled nine calls for thefts from vehicles between Jan. 23 and Jan. 29.
“The majority of these calls were received from Comox this week,” read a statement from Constable Rob Gardner, the spokesperson for the detachment.
“Items taken from these vehicles included, Cash/change, debit cards, gift cards, clothing, an iPod Shuffle, cellphones and personal paperwork. The Comox Valley RCMP is reminding residence to ensure your vehicle is locked if you leave it parked for any length of time. Always ensure you do not leave anything of value in your vehicle.”
The detachment also responded to a break and enter at an apartment complex in the 400 block of 19th Street, on Jan. 24.
“It was reported that, during the evening hours of January 22 nd , an unknown male had broken into the laundry room
door, and stolen an undisclosed amount of change,” read the statement from Gardner.
“Damage was sustained to the door and the laundry facilities.”
A property theft was reported on Jan.26, in which a damaged shed in the 4600 block of Headquarters Road was “gone through”. A Sector 9 long board and a tool belt were stolen from the shed.
Lastly, a break and enter to a home was reported to the detachment on Jan. 27. The home, located on the 1400 block of Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay, was entered and several home electronics, including a camera and two gaming systems, were stolen.
If anyone has information on these incidents, they should reach out to the Comox Valley RCMP.